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Definition 1: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol - [verb of communication]

Samples where symbolise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

Synonyms for symbolise in the sense of this definition

(symbolise is a kind of ...) mean or intend to express or convey

"You never understand what I mean!" "what do his words intend?"

(... is a kind of symbolise ) represent, as of a character on stage

"Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

(... is a kind of symbolise ) embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of

"The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition"

Definition 2: represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols - [verb of communication]

Samples where symbolise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The poet symbolizes love in this poem
  • These painters believed that artists should symbolize

Synonyms for symbolise in the sense of this definition

(symbolise is a kind of ...) describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"

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